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Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), a renewables-focused investor backed by the Australian government, has agreed to commit up to A$100 million ($70 million) to a new fund.
HSBC has closed a $250 million private equity fund that will make primary, secondary and direct co-investments across multiple geographies, sectors and strategies.
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder of Indian online payments platform Paytm, has joined the INR2 billion ($29 million) debut fund of Indian venture capital firm Roots Ventures as an anchor investor.
Warburg Pincus has closed its latest China companion fund – which officially includes Southeast Asia for this vintage – at the hard cap of $4.25 billion.
Australian GP Archer Capital has revived its plans to raise a sixth fund and set a target of A$300 million ($208 million), more than a year after halting the process amid the planned departure of Peter Wiggs, the firm’s founding partner and CEO.
Hamilton Lane has closed its fourth global co-investment fund at $1.7 billion, with a view to deploying 15-20% in Asia. It is the firm’s largest co-investment fund to date.
After more than a decade with Warburg Pincus in China, David Li struck out on his own with Centurium Capital. Applying technology to traditional business models is central to his investment thesis
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Australia’s Square Peg has secured two new superannuation fund backers for its second fund, which has closed at A$340 million ($237 million).
JD Logistics, the delivery unit of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, has reached a first close on a renminbi-denominated fund that invests in smart logistics and related technologies. The full target for the vehicle is RMB1.5 billion ($218 million).
China-based GPs Sinopharm Capital and Cedarlake Capital have announced a $20 million investment in Singapore-based healthcare platform Novena Global Lifecare, along with a strategic partnership for a $150 million fund that will support Southeast Asian...
CDH Investments’ wealth management platform, which sources investment opportunities for the firm’s network of high net worth clients, is raising a $200 million emerging markets fund that will primarily target India.
As Japanese institutional investors seek to initiate or change up their private equity programs, GPs looking to build long-term relationships in the country must find the right way to engage
Cathay Innovation, the venture affiliate of middle-market focused Cathay Capital Private Equity, has reached a first close of EUR320 million ($358 million) on its second fund targeting start-ups in China, Europe, and North America.
Malaysia’s Kenanga Investment Bank has launched a venture fund of undisclosed size that will invest exclusively in companies that have achieved unicorn status or are within 6-24 months of IPO.
Japanese private equity firms are looking to raise larger funds, based on what is described as a blossoming investment opportunity. Do they risk biting off more than they can chew?
Newly established Japanese venture capital firm Catalys Pacific has launched its debut fund with a view to raise $100 million for investments in early-stage life science start-ups globally.
Advent International has up to $3 billion to deploy in Asia following its recent global fundraise. It has increased headcount to widen sector coverage
Australian investment firm Leap Capital has raised A$50 million ($34 million) for a venture debt fund that will target established, revenue-generating companies locally.
Asia Partners, a Singapore-based VC firm co-founded by Nick Nash, the former group president of mobile internet and gaming platform Sea, has raised more than $70 million for its debut fund, which will invest in Southeast Asian technology companies at...
HSBC has launched an $880 million fund to provide debt financing for early-stage technology companies leveraging China’s Greater Bay Area (GBA) development initiative.
500 Startups has launched its second Korea fund focused on early-stage technology companies in the country.
Nexus Point Capital has raised $475 million for middle-market buyouts in Greater China. The team, led by ex-MBK Partners executive K.C. Kung, favors complex solutions over plain vanilla deals